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GA SS7H2 History - Middle East
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hatred of Jews simply because they practiced the Jewish faith.
dividing up of a territory or country into smaller territories or countries.
the movement that supported the idea that the worlds Jews deserved to return to a homeland in Zion because of the suffering the endured during the Holocaust.
A member of the native Arab population of the region of Palestine (including the modern state of Israel).
the systematic extermination of the Jewish people of Europe under Nazi Germany.
The deliberate killing of a large group of people, esp. those of a particular ethnic group,race,or nation.
Persian Gulf War/Operation Desert Storm
an international coalition of forces assembled under the United Nations that forced the withdrawal of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces from Kuwait, which they had invaded and occupied in August 1990.
controlled much of the Middle East from 1300's until the end of World War I. Its capital city was Istanbul.
an American led operation in Afghanistan aimed at capturing the people responsible for the September 11th attacks on the world trade centers in New York City.
Invasion of Iraq/Operation Iraqi Freedom
a American led invasion of Iraq on the basis that the government led by Saddam Hussein was creating weapons of mass destruction and selling them to terrorist groups like Al-Queda
a terrorist group who led the attacks on 9/11 , led by Osama bin Laden.
a religious sect who were in power prior to the invasion of Afghanistan.
the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear.
Osama bin Laden
Leader of the terrorist group known as Al-Queda.
Dictator of Iraq prior to the Invasion of Iraq. Overthrown by American forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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